sacred mushroom


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  • noun

Synonyms for sacred mushroom

the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus

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Originally we wrote that she was 13 years of age when she and her mother became the next two outsiders to consume the sacred mushrooms.
While I corrected the incident regarding Irmgard Weitlaner as the daughter in question and not that of Richard Evans Schultes, I mistakenly noted that Masha was 13 years of age when she had consumed the sacred mushrooms on July 5, 1955.
Later in The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross (1970), Allegro hoped to convince his readers that early Christians were members of a fertility cult that feasted on the hallucinogenic red- and white-spotted cap mushroom, Amanita muscaria.
In that supreme Sixties silliness, The Sacred Mushroom And The Cross, John Allegro alleged that the crucifixion was merely a phallic symbol used by his supposed mushroom cultists--more an Allegro phallusy than Christian fallacy, I fancy.
Her spirit became the plant Yao, of which the fruit is the sacred mushroom.
We used to have the sacred mushrooms too, but the Government decided that the 'muggles' where not able to take responsibility for their own minds and stamped down on an ancient liberty and gift from God.